The two-track approach suggests an emerging good cop, bad cop strategy — with President Trump, who touts a warm personal relationship with the Chinese leader, playing pacifier as his administration ratchets up the stakes.
Experts say that airports would just become the latest space for Amazon to cut down on employees in exchange for automated technology. And they say that could help the company set prices well below other airport convenience stores.
The Government Accountability Office, which rules on bid protests, has struck down an earlier challenge brought by the computing giant IBM. The decision comes just weeks after it struck down a similar protest brought by Oracle.
Environmental groups fulfilled a pledge to sue the Trump administration over the granting of permits allowing five companies to harass and harm marine animals while using deafening blasts of sound to map the Atlantic Ocean in search of oil and gas. The companies need a second permit from the Interior Department before work can begin.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai's first-ever testimony to Congress on Tuesday is shaping up to be a major test of his skills in managing the company’s reputation at a time when several of Silicon Valley’s biggest names are in crisis — and when many of Google’s employees are in revolt.
Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse, a software bug that could have allowed third-party apps and developers to gain access to 52 million users' personal information without their permission.